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Address: Theaterplatz 1 | Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 351 491920
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I was looking forward to seeing this palace, and obviously it is beautiful and majestic, but that's as far as it goes. There was a porcelain collection with an entrance fee, but I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I was looking forward to seeing this palace, and obviously it is beautiful and majestic, but that's as far as it goes. There was a porcelain collection with an entrance fee, but I had seen some already in other palaces and museums - so there was not much else to see, apart of wandering about on the garden grounds. A... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

You need to slow at least 3-4 hours if you want to appreciate all the works. The audio guide is included in the price and provides a good commentary. I missed half the 2nd floor so I could at least run around the 3rd floor before leaving with the staff. It us a pity that it does nit ditsy opened... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Especially if you're a fan of very picturesque small palaces, festooned with fat stone cherubs and grinning grotesques, and many other decorative excesses. It's all neatly contained within two stories which house the royal porcelain collection and other galleries. Easily enjoyed from the outside in an hour. Wander the 2nd floor terrace, sit by the pools in the pleasant center... More 

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Montgomery Village
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely Rococo style palace. Porcelain collection that contained oriental and Meissen porcelain was outstanding. Art museum with old masters a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This museum is fantastic! I was with a child and she found it very interesting (only because her father explained all the history to her at each painting). The museum offers audio guides in English (and many other languages). Entrance is a bit pricey but manageable. There are a few known art works inside that are worth seeing. The audio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

It is necessary to see. If somebody is not at last a bit educated in architecture he has to feel stunning harmony. Try it and you see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Complex of baroque museums and courtyards. The buildings are neat, the sandstone is blackening, but functional for the decor. There is also a massive baroque fountain. Definitely get to at least one of the museums.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Little information in the travel guides on this gem but it should not be missed. Incredible courtyard, beautiful gardens, fountains and gates, surrounded by buildings/museums restored to the originals!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Gorgeous gardens and sculptures! Plan to spend some serious time exploring all there is to see! Don't miss the fountains!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It was so peaceful to walk around the garden and hear the little bells every half hour. We then walked along the moat-like lake, full of fish and ducks. The garden is not Versailles or Sans Souci, but it's still nice.

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Address: Address: Theaterplatz 1 | Ostra-Allee, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 351 491920
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden>  > Innere Altstadt
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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